Hall of fame stock contractor Neal Gay has passed away at the age of 96. Gay, a 1993 ProRodeo Hall of Fame inductee passed away with his family by his side on August 11 at his home in Terrell, Texas.
The tie-down roping has stayed the same at the top through most of the summer, but Cory Solomon and Taylor Santos have both made big moves.
It was a matchup Zeke Thurston had been waiting for and he took advantage. The two-time World Champion went 88 points on Bridwell Pro Rodeos' Beaver Bend to take the opening round in Hermiston.